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29th March 2019


Part A amendments:


Part B amendments:


  • Roles and Responsibilities– This chapter has been revised to reflect updated guidance for organisations, agencies and individuals to ensure that their functions, and any services that they contract out to others, are carried out with regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children as set out in Chapter 2: Organisations Responsibilities in Working Together to Safeguard Children.
  • Serious Case Reviews – This chapter has been updated to reflect the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.The criteria for Notifiable incidents has been added and reference made to the transitional arrangements for the shift for LSCB’s to Safeguarding Partnerships.
  • Children Visiting Prisons - This chapter has been reviewed and updated to reflect the latest Prison Service publications covering the provision of visits, including visits to prisoners who are identified as posing a risk to children.
  • Honour based violence – The definition of Honour Based Violence has been amended to clarify that the term does not refer solely to murder, but has a wider definition to include crimes of violence which has, or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and/or community.

Next Update: 21st September 2019


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